High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 4: Foodie Florence

After a joyous few days in Venice we hopped back on a high speed train bound for Florence. Although our impression was somewhat sullied by the tour group crowds and hostile locals we enjoyed some delicious food, delightful views and exquisite artwork. Hopefully you feel our sense of wonder and frustration in this section of the the Trip Report. Continue reading High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 4: Foodie Florence

High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 3: The Venetian Vogalonga

Our time in Venice was magical from the moment we floated in our highspeed Frecciarossa train to the the time of our departure in the middle of the city’s famous Vogalonga boat race. That doesn’t even tell the story of the beautiful churches, palaces, galleries and food. Read on for more! Continue reading High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 3: The Venetian Vogalonga